Corruption Trial

Ex -Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.(Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Asks To Be Released From Prison Until Sentencing

The ex-mayor of Detroit, recently convicted in connection with racketeering, is asking a federal court to release him on bond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Should Play Kwame?

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been found guilty in his corruption trial. With a story this epic, what actor should play him in the movie?


Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Verdict Is In, Detroit Reacts On Social Networks

Ex-mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick is on trial for corruption. The verdict is in. Users of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are reacting with jubilation, sadness and cries of racism.


Jury Will Head Into 3rd Full Week Of Deliberations In Federal Corruption Trial

Many observers thought today would be the day for the verdict for the ex-mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and contractor Bobby Ferguson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

Kwame and Carlita Kilpatrick leave federal court in Detroit Tuesday after closing arguments. (Photo: Christy Strawser/CBS Detroit)

Day 2: Kwame Kilpatrick Defense Presents Final Arguments

The stakes are high Tuesday as Detroit ex-mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s attorney gest one final chance to convince a federal jury he is innocent.

CBS Detroit–02/12/2013

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts the defendants and attorneys in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (far left).. Depicted from left, background: Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick and Victor Mercado.

Former Kilpatrick Foe McPhail Testifies In His Defense

McPhail told jurors Bell and Miller aren’t trustworthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2013

Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Rest Case Against Kwame Kilpatrick

Prosecutors have rested their case on the 64th day of trial against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013


IRS: We Followed Money Trail To Kilpatrick’s Doorstep

The IRS alleged during his time in office Kilpatrick spent $1.5 million, which the agent said exceeded his salary by $840,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Ex-Pal Says Kilpatrick Took $10K Bribe In Restaurant Bathroom

“The mayor said cool and that was it,” reporter Vickie Thomas said, recounting Miller’s testimony about Kilpatrick’s reaction to opening the envelope full of $100 bills in an Asian Village restaurant bathroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013

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Kilpatrick Trial In Detroit On Hold Until Nov. 13

The federal judge presiding over former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s corruption trial says it will likely be delayed until Nov. 13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012